Media Release

14 October 2016

Southwick: Minister D’Ambrosio Missing in Action

Thursday 13 October 2016

Minister D’Ambrosio missing in action

Ms Lily D’Ambrosio, the Minister for Energy, is missing in action when as many as 7,500 Victorian homes remain without power after last weekend’s weather.

Victorians understand that there are occasions when restoring power can take longer than expected, but there is no excuse for the minister failing to take charge of the situation and keep those affected informed.

Keeping consumers in the dark about timelines and efforts surrounding the restoration of power is the bare minimum of what is expected of the Minister for Energy.

Too often, the Minister for Energy, Lily D’Ambrosio, appears to be a passenger in this government.